What is a Bioreactor Landfill?
Bioreactor landfills represent a new approach to landfill operations.
What Types of Liners Are Used in Landfills?
Geomembranes are synthetic membranes used to control fluid or gas migration.
How are Liners Employed in Today’s Landfills?
Landfills that hold construction rubble like stones, wood, drywall, shingles, bricks, etc. offer substantially lower hazard potential
Why Do Sanitary Landfills Need Liners?
Some of the biggest concerns about sanitary landfills continue to be their ability to prevent contamination of the local environment
Managing Leachate With Drainage and Monitoring Systems
Leachate management is potentially the most significant, long-term, recurring cost for landfill care
Can We Use Reduce/Recycle/Reuse Leachate?
Since leachate treatment and disposal can be a significant part of the operating cost for sanitary landfills
What’s Bad About Leachate in a Landfill?
Leachate has long been an issue for garbage collection sites because of typically high levels of toxic contaminants
Alternative Daily Covers for Landfills: What the EPA Needs You to Know
A daily cover helps to reduce odors, fire hazards, pest attraction, and prevents dust and litter from blowing.
Modern Landfills and Environmental Responsibility: Part II
Waste from landfills can serve as a source of renewable energy. In fact, one kind of waste-based energy comes from landfill gas.
Modern Landfills and Environmental Responsibility: Part I
Current landfills work alongside the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to create greener solutions from ordinary waste while building economic benefits for the communities which they serve.
Benefits of Temporary Landfill Covers
Now that you understand the basics of landfill covers and how the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulates landfills, it’s worth exploring how landfill covers can help you.
How to Choose the Best Temporary Landfill Cover
Geosynthetic covers have become more common in landfills over recent years. Due to recent Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulations, choosing geosynthetic landfill covers may become a requirement for municipal solid waste landfills across the United States.
Understanding Landfill Cells and Covers
In a nutshell, a cell is where the trash is stored within the landfill.
Then and Now: How Proper Waste Disposal Has Evolved Over Time
Did you know that landfills are one of the oldest forms of waste treatment? Historically, landfills have been the most popular method of organized waste disposal around the world.
Why Do I Need a Landfill Cover?
Gone are the days of the garbage dump and contaminated groundwater. Today’s landfill facilities are thoughtfully engineered to operate under strict state and federal regulations.